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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 10

Volume/Issue: 31/10

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451931969

Keywords: good governance, corruption, imf-supported programs, macroeconomic stabilization, poverty reduction

Earlier this year, Abdoulaye Bio-Tchané took over as Director of the IMF’s African Department. Before joining the IMF staff, he was Benin’s Minister of Finance and Economy. He began his career...

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Source: Finance & Development, September 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451922394

Keywords: low-income countries, international monetary fund, emerging markets, financial markets, monetary policy

The September 2008 issue examines key issues facing low-income countries, including how they should respond to high oil and food prices. Some African economies are now successfully attracting international investor...

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Source: Benin : 2008 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access - Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2008/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451803556

Keywords: current account, external debt, balance of payments, debt service, fiscal balance

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, Benin has experienced a pickup in growth and low inflation supported by prudent fiscal policies and external debt relief. However, progress i...

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Source: Benin : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Request for Extension of the Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2008/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451803518

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, deficit

Benin showed good macroeconomic performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) program. Executive Directors agreed that strong revenue performance helped to underpin improvement in public financ...

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Source: Benin : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2008/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451803594

Keywords: debt, interest, external debt, deficit, debt relief

Benin's Fifth Review under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and request for waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria are discussed. The main challenge ahead is to limit inflation pressures from high...

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Source: Benin : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2007/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451803495

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, deficit

The staff report for the Second Review under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) highlights Benin's macroeconomic framework. All quantitative performance criteria (PC)...

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Source: Benin : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2007/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451803501

Keywords: reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, vulnerable groups

The Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (SCRP) for Benin explains growth strategy for poverty reduction. The SCRP emphasizes the importance of addressing governance, transparency, and corruption. Capacity for b...

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Source: Benin : 2010 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility: Staff Report; Staff Supplements and Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin.

Volume/Issue: 2010/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455203239

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, interest, external debt

The goal of the last ECF arrangement (2005-09) was to support Benin's strategy to achieve higher sustainable growth and reduce poverty while preserving macroeconomic stability and reducing vulnerabilities to extern...

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Source: Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2008/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451803563

Keywords: primary education, primary school, pregnant women, health services, gross enrolment

This paper reviews the Annual Progress Report (APR) on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Benin. The APR presents an overview of the implementation of the strategy addressing in turn the new vision of devel...

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Source: Benin : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2008/234

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451803570

Keywords: apr, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, implementation capacity

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the latest Annual Progress Report (APR) on the implementation of the poverty reduction strategy (PRS) for Benin. The APR assesses progress in implementing the strategy during...